Entries by Jean Claude Gatt

Social Partners Discuss the Tourism Carrying Capacity Report in Malta at MCESD Meeting

During the fourth MCESD meeting this year, discussions centred on the detailed report prepared by the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA), a member of the MCESD Council, regarding the country’s carrying capacity with a focus on tourism and associated infrastructure. Social partners provided meaningful reactions to Malta’s potential tourism capacity, as outlined in the […]

Malta Co-operatives

A presentation was delivered by Malta Co-operatives during an MCESD Council Meeting on 2nd February, 2024. The presentation aimed to provide Social Partners with an update on the important role of cooperatives in various fields that sustain many social and economic enterprises and contribute to the socio-economic well-being of the country. You can access the […]

MCESD Council Convenes at the University of Malta to underline the importance of ESG and update Social Partners with the latest Research and Innovation Insights in Malta

The MCESD, strongly committed to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, held its third council meeting at the University of Malta to explore collaboration opportunities in ESG practices, which are critical concerns for all organisations who want to manage risks, enhance performance, and benefit from a changing economic and social dynamic on issues such as […]

Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development

A presentation was delivered by Professors Simone Borg and Maria Attard from the at the University of Malta during an MCESD Council Meeting on 26th January, 2024. The presentation aimed to provide the Social Partners with information about the crucial role of environmental discourse in shaping awareness and action for the betterment of society. You […]

Institute for Sustainable Energy

A presentation was delivered by Prof. Luciano Mule Stagno, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy, during an MCESD Council Meeting on 26th January, 2024. The presentation aimed to provide Social Partners with the institute’s important role in energy conservation research and technology development.an extensive overview of the University’s robust research endeavours. You can access the […]

ESG @ FEMA

A presentation was delivered by Dr Jonathan Spiteri, lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, Management, and Accountancy, during an MCESD Council Meeting on 26th January, 2024. The presentation aimed to provide Social Partners with an extensive overview of the University’s robust research endeavours. You can access the presentation here.

The MCESD Council Addresses permitting of Quality Foreign Workers, Employment Law, Temping Agencies, and Public-Private Partnerships

During the second MCESD Council for this year, social partners provided their diverse reactions and recommendations on the discussed prioritised agenda. Parliamentary Secretary Andy Ellul stated, “This meeting represents the highest level of Social Dialogue and ongoing coordination between social partners and the government, fostering an environment conducive to simplifying processes within the dynamic realm […]

Public-Private Partnerships

A presentation was delivered by the Auditor General, Mr. Charles Deguara, from the National Audit Office, during an MCESD Council Meeting on 19th January, 2024. The presentation aimed to provide Social Partners with an in-depth study of happenings in our country and abroad. The focus was on recommendations for successful public-private partnerships, combining private investment […]